Commodity funds fly in fast-rising markets

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Commodity-focused funds generally thrived in a booming month, with Global Advisors’ Global Commodity Systematic out in front with a 9.42% gain – although it is still down by over 11% for the year.

Krom River Commodity Systematic was up almost 9% for a positive YTD showing of 2%, while Trafigura’s Galena Special Situations was up by 5.74% and Threadneedle Commodities Crescendo returned just over 5%. Armajaro Commodities was up by 4.34%, while BlueGold Global gained 3.2% - although both are still down for the year.

With agricultural markets also buoyant, the new Henderson Agricultural Fund produced a 2.63%